Hinduism

Religious Statesman Zed Is a 'Continuing Story' At Harvard University Pluralism Project

August 30, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Little About

http://www.littleabout.com/news/31717,religious-statesman-zed-continuing-story-harvard-university-pluralism-project.html

Religious statesman and Hindu leader Rajan Zed is a “continuing story” in “The Pluralism Project at Harvard University” database.

Other “continuing stories” (...

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Old Faith Innovates In a New Land

August 27, 2009

Author: Jonathan Allen

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/28/nyregion/28choir.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail0=y

With less than an hour to go before the newly formed Hindu temple choir would make its debut, there was time for only a few final run-throughs of the hymn that had been prepared.

“Don’t rush!” implored the conductor, Michael Sample, as the singers surged ahead of the...

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‘Hindu Democrats’ Inject Hindu Values Into U.S. Politics

August 20, 2009

Author: Richard Springer

Source: India-West

http://www.indiawest.com/readmore.aspx?id=1400&Sid=1

A Democratic Party activist and a U.S. Army soldier currently deployed in Afghanistan have co-founded Hindu Democrats, a Virginia-based political action committee aiming “to mobilize the Indian American bloc in the United States” to support Democratic Party candidates through the “representation of Hindu American values in American...

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Commentary: "We Are All Hindus Now" By: Lisa Miller

August 15, 2009

Author: Lisa Miller

Source: NEWSWEEK

America is not a Christian nation. We are, it is true, a nation founded by Christians, and according to a 2008 survey, 76 percent of us continue to identify as Christian (still, that's the lowest percentage in American history). Of course, we are not a Hindu—or Muslim, or Jewish, or Wiccan—nation, either. A million-plus Hindus live in the United States, a fraction of the billion who live on Earth. But recent poll data show that conceptually, at least, we are slowly becoming more like...

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India Hit Over Religious Violence

August 13, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8198770.stm

A US congressional body has put India on a list of countries which have failed to protect its religious minorities adequately.

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom says India was added to the list because of a "disturbing increase" in religious violence.

It mentioned the anti-Christian and anti-Muslim riots in Orissa and Gujarat in...

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Nevermind the Islam. The Kominas Are Punk

August 12, 2009

Author: Raja Abdulrahim

Source: The Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-et-muslim-punk12-2009aug12,0,3121734.story

Shahjehan Khan rounded a corner at the Grammy Museum in downtown L.A. and let out a laugh.

Before him was a piece of memorabilia -- a destroyed school bus stop sign -- from Khan's punk rock band the Kominas, showcased in the museum's yearlong exhibit "Songs of...

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Muslims Press Public Schools On Islamic Holidays

August 12, 2009

Author: Omar Sacirbey

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.religionnews.com/index.php?/rnstext/muslims_press_schools_on_islamic_holidays/

Calculus and chemistry are among the pressures awaiting Mesuka Akter, a senior this year at Long Island City High School in New York City.

But unlike past school years, Akter, a Muslim, will not have to choose between missing school and missing the two holiest...

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Chinmaya Mission Boston

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

Phone: 978-749-0876
Email: info@chinmaya-boston.com
Website: http://www.chinmaya-boston.com/
[flickr_set id="72157621939198982"] Mission Statement & Background "The purpose of Chinmaya Mission is to provide to individuals, from any background, the wisdom of Vedanta and the practical means for spiritual growth and happiness, enabling them to become positive contributors to society." The Vedanta is a system of Hindu... Read more about Chinmaya Mission Boston

Cohasset Vedanta Centre

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

Phone: 781-383-0940
Website: http://www.vedantacentre.org
History The Vedanta Centre in Cohasset was founded by Swami Paramananda, Swami Vivekananda's youngest monastic disciple. He was sent to America in 1906 and established the Boston Vedanta Centre in 1909. In 1923, he founded Ananda Ashrama in La Crescenta, CA and then opened the Cohasset Vedanta Centre in 1929 as an extension of the Boston Vedanta Centre. After Swami Paramananda'... Read more about Cohasset Vedanta Centre

Sarva Dev Mandir

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 November 2013.

Contact Information

Address: 6 South Main Street, Oxford, MA 01540
Email: Info@Sarvadevmandir.org
Website: http://www.sarvadevmandir.org/

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